unfaithful


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Unfaithful \Un*faith"ful\, a.
   1. Not faithful; not observant of promises, vows, allegiance,
      or duty; violating trust or confidence; treacherous;
      perfidious; as, an unfaithful subject; an unfaithful agent
      or servant.
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            My feet, through wine, unfaithful to their weight.
                                                  --Pope.
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            His honor rooted in dishonor stood,
            And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
                                                  --Tennyson.
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   2. Not possessing faith; infidel. [R.] --Milton.
      [1913 Webster] -- Un*faith"ful*ly, adv. --
      Un*faith"ful*ness, n.
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